Standing Up to Chevron

"It's difficult to imagine the courage it takes to go against a huge corporation. Worse, an oil giant like Chevron. But Pablo Fajardo Mendoza and Luis Yanza are not afraid: They are convinced Ecuador and its people deserve a clean Amazon, and their conviction has led them to the final stages of what could be the largest environmental lawsuit ever filed in the world."
-Paula Alvarado-

Read the interview for more on how these two 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize winners began their fight, their motivation, and their difficulties. Both discuss the impact they've had on the Ecuadorian society in terms of environmental matters, and their hopes and fears.

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